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Apogee Groove audio interface
Apogee Groove audio interface
Apogee Groove audio interface
Apogee Groove audio interface
Apogee Groove audio interface
Apogee Groove audio interface
Apogee Groove audio interface
Apogee Groove audio interface
Apogee Groove audio interface
Apogee Groove audio interface

Apogee Groove

$249.00

Hear Every Detail

Portable USB DAC and headphone amp for iOS devices, Mac, and PC for listening to lossless music with recording studio quality.

  • Experience Lossless Audio at 192kHz

  • Compatible with iOS, Mac, & Windows

  • Improve Frequency Response of Headphones

  • 4 DACs for High Dynamic Range and Low Distortion

Apogee Groove

The Best Possible Listening Experience

Bring the Joy Back to Listening

Improve Your Headphones

Thanks to Groove’s Constant Current Drive™, you’ll discover a new level of clarity while improving the frequency response of your headphones.

Groove digital audio converter on a desk

Hear Accurately

Mix With Confidence

With Groove’s Quad Sum DAC™ design, which employs four digital-to-analog converters per channel, you will hear “the truth.” Groove’s high dynamic range and low distortion put it in a class of its own.

Person holding a Groove digital audio converter on a desk with a laptop

Discover New Levels of Clarity

Experience Lossless Audio

To take full advantage of lossless audio you need a premium DAC. Groove gives you the ability to hear your favorite tunes in full 192kHz resolution.

Woman in lounge chair listening to music through a laptop, headphones and Apogee Groove

FAQ

Highlights

Compatibility

In The Box

Specification

  • Listen to Hi-Res Lossless Audio on Tidal, Apple Music, & More.
  • USB 2.0 connection to Mac and PC
  • Up to 24 bit / 192kHz audio
  • Multi-color LEDs for status and level indication
  • Top panel buttons adjust and mute volume
  • Premium Aluminum Build Construction
  • Built in the USA
  • Memory: 2 GB Ram minimum, 4 GB recommended
  • macOS 10.8 or greater
  • No download or installation necessary.
  • Windows 7 or greater
  • Windows Users will need to download our driver.
  • Groove
  • USB-A Cable (1 Meter)
  • USB-C Cable (1 Meter)
  • Carrying Pouch
  • ESS Sabre DAC
  • Constant Current Drive™ provides smooth frequency response with any headphones
  • Quad Sum DAC™, 4 DACs per channel for highest dynamic range and lowest distortion
  • Asynchronous clocking
  • THD+N: -107 dB with 600 Ohm load @ 16 dBu
  • THD+N: -100 dB with 30 Ohm load @ 10.5 dBu
  • Dynamic Range: 117 dB a-weighted
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz-20k +/- -0.2 dB
  • Max output level: 225mW into 30 Ohm
  • Max output level: 40mW into 600 Ohm
  • 8 channels ESS DAC (4 DACs per channel)

Turn It Up

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FAQ

Does Groove work with iOS devices? arrow down

Yes. With iPads & iPhones that have USB-C ports built-in, just connect directly using the supplied USB-C cable and it will automatically be recognized and work. If the iPad or iPhone has a Lightning port, you need to use Apple’s Lighting to USB3 camera adapter with an external power supply.

Does Groove work with USB on-the-go devices? arrow down

No. Groove is a high-performance headphone amplifier and DAC designed to power the most demanding premium headphones. On-the-go devices simply do not provide enough power for high quality headphone drivers.